Parks and a pavilion host Pilates, yoga, and tai chi sessions in September

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João Queirós

The Dias com Energia program maintains its schedules in September, but there is a change of location in two sessions.

Until September 10, Feira do Livro do Porto takes over the Jardins do Palácio de Cristal. Therefore, classes of the municipal program “Dias com Energia” that are performed there on Saturdays will be transferred, on the 2nd and 9th of September, to the Pavilhão Municipal Fontes Pereira de Melo (one of the usual venues during the program’s Winter schedule).

On the remaining Saturdays of the month – 16th, 23rd and 30th – the sessions return to Jardins do Palácio. The schedules, in both venues, are the usual ones: Pilates at 09:00 am, yoga at 10:00 am, and tai chi at 11:00 am.

In the remaining sets of “Dias com Energia” there are no changes. Saturdays in September have yoga (9:30 am) and Pilates (11:00 am) at the Parque Oriental da Cidade do Porto , and tai chi (09:30 am), and yoga (11:00 am) at the Parque da Pasteleira. On Sundays, Parque da Cidade hosts the tai chi sessions at 09h30 am and the DeRose method at 11:00 am (access next to Pavilhão da Água).

Anyone, beginner or experienced, is welcome to join the program which is free. To participate it is necessary to register through the email until 5:00 pm of each Friday, indicating the name and the intended class.

All activities are planned and guided by physical education professionals. It is advisable to wear comfortable clothes and shoes suitable for sports. In case of bad weather conditions, activities can be transferred to municipal pavilions (with notice on social media).